Quote Originally Posted by jnanian View Post
plastic reels have ball bearings in them
metal isn't good for microwaves, they probably arced
and melted because the metal heated ...
Thanks. I should have read more closely the make of the reels. So if there were no ball bearings and there are none in Jobo reels which are entirely plastic then with what little water is left on the reels insufficient heating would take place to damage the reels and a microwave would work?

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